VA Jumbo Refinance loans offer solutions conventional loans simply don't allow. This sounds a little backwards from what you may have thought, seen or heard in the past about VA Loans, specifically VA Refinance Loans. VA now allows higher loan amounts up to $1,500,000, and VanDyk Mortgage offers these throughout California and Washington. (check out your county VA Loan Limits here)
Conventional Loans require more equity for Jumbo loan amounts over $417,000 for both rate/term refinance and cash out refinance than VA requirements. True Jumbo Conventional Loans require at least 20% equity in your home for refinance, more if you want cash out or exceed $1m loan amounts. The VA Jumbo loan allows Refinances up to 90% of your homes value in both cases, VA Refinance, and VA Cash-out refinance. The VA Loan also allows you to consolidate a first and second mortgage with no penalty to rate or fees.
VA Jumbo rates are typically lower than True Jumbo Rates on 30 year fixed rate loans. Call for an updated quote today - 760-752-4480.
Here are a couple scenarios below of how VA Jumbo Loans can help Jumbo Borrowers who are Veterans or Active Duty Military Personnel.
VA Jumbo Loan Scenario 1. Your home is worth $1m, and you live in San Francisco. You have a ARM loan and owe $860,000. Conventional loans require more equity, at least 20%, this scenario only has 14% equity, so the bank tells you no. In comes the VA Jumbo loan to the rescue. Since the county limit is $987,500 in San Francisco, and you have atleast 10% equity in your home, we can offer you a VA Jumbo Loan can refinance this loan up to $900K. The VA jumbo loans are typically a 30 year fixed rate, and never a prepayment penalty. Problem Solved!
VA Jumbo Loan Scenario 2. You live in Los Angeles, your home is worth $900K, and you owe $790K on your current loan, which is adjustable rate or higher interest fixed rate. You want to get a fixed rate while the rates are good. You call the big bank. They tell you that you don't have enough equity in your home to refinance, you only have 12% equity, far below their 20% requirement. Once again, the VA Jumbo comes to the rescue for Veterans. Since the 2013 LA county limit is $668K for a Los Angeles VA Loan, and VanDyk allows VA loans over the county limit with an appropriate combination of entitlement and equity, we are able to offer you a new VA Jumbo 30 yr Fixed rate mortgage for this scenario. The new loan can be up to $810K, or 90% of the appraised value with your new Jumbo VA loan. Problem solved.
VA Jumbo Loan Scenario 3. You live in San Diego, your home is worth $750K. You have a first mortgage is $550K , and you have a second mortgage of $90K that you used to upgrade your home, and enhance it's value. A conventional jumbo loan will consider this a Cash-Out transaction due to the second mortgage being paid off, and you will be limited to a maximum of 65% Loan to Value or LTV. This won't work, as you are at 85.33% LTV. In comes the VA Jumbo to the rescue. Since the San Diego County VA Loan Limit is $500,000, and you have some equity in your home, we can combine the first mortgage and the second mortgage into one VA Jumbo 30 year fixed rate Loan, and you have sufficient entitlement and equity to meet the base guideline of 25% guarantee. Problem solved.
VA Jumbo Loan Scenario 4. You live in San Diego, your home is worth $1 Million. You have a first mortgage owing $840K. The conforming Jumbo limit is $546,250 in San Diego, so that won't help. The FHA loan loan limit in San Diego County is also $697,500, not helping either. A conventional jumbo loan will require atleast 20% equity in your home. This won't work either, you are at 84%LTV. In comes the VA Jumbo to the rescue. Since the San Diego County VA Loan Limit is $500,000, and you have some equity in your home, we can combine the first mortgage and the second mortgage into one VA Jumbo Loan for as much as $875, since you have sufficient entitlement and equity to meet the base guideline of 25% guarantee. Problem solved.
As you can see, working with a VA Loan pro can really make a difference. Veterans have never had more options or ways to utilize their VA benefit to Purchase or Refinance their homes in California.
There are many more situations and scenarios that VA Loans can help whereas conventional loans may not. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you think your VA Benefit could help you a Refinance or Purchase your home.
Here is a recent update regarding the new VA Loan Limits 2013.
These examples show some of the ways that a VA Jumbo Loan can help, and in ways that many lenders don't offer. VanDyk Mortgage offers VA Jumbo Loans up to $1,500,000 in all areas that we service. Many VA Lenders limit VA Loans to the county limit for your area, or a max of $650K, VanDyk is not contained to these limits. Even in areas with a lower VA Loan Limit, we offer VA Jumbo Loans up to $1,500,000, as long as there is a sufficient combination of entitlement and equity to meet the VA Guaranty guideline of 25%.
You do need good credit for VA jumbo loans, and must be able to fully document your income, but that should come as no surprise in today's lending world.
VanDyk Mortgage is a Proud VA Direct Lender. VanDyk Mortgage has been making FHA & VA loans since 1987. We are a HUD recognized Full Eagle FHA DE underwriter and FHA Direct Lender. Go with the Government Loan Pros, go with VanDyk. Visit us at http://www.vandykfunding.com/ or call Brian Skaar direct at 760-752-4480 for help with your VA or FHA loan.
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